People and Places – Steve 1 – You are from Brooklyn?

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Mark: So, Steve, you are from Brooklyn?
Steve: Yes.
Mark: That is one of the boroughs of New York City?
Steve: Correct.
Mark: How many boroughs are there, do you know?
Steve: Five. I do know. Five.
Mark: What are they?
Steve: Brooklyn, which was my hometown.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Steve: The Bronx, where Yankee Stadium is.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Steve: Manhattan. That is the famous one, where all the museums and music and Central Park and Greenwich Village and everything is. Manhattan is a little island.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Steve: So there is Brooklyn, Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens and Staten Island.
Mark: Staten Island … and the Bronx and Brooklyn are both on Long Island. Is that right?
Steve: Correct! … No! That is totally wrong.
Mark: Totally wrong.
Steve: Long Island is a suburb. It is outside of New York City …
Mark: Aah.
Steve: … next to the ocean. It is beautiful out there. I have family out there.
Mark: Right … but Long Island, the actual island … you know when you look at the map … of New York? Isn’t … aren’t Brooklyn … like you got the American mainland here like this … then you got the river … then you got Manhattan … then you got the East River … that must be the Hudson …that must be the Hudson … which one is the East River?
Steve: Aah …
Mark: And then you got Long Island.
Steve: Correct, yeah.
Mark: …and that is Brooklyn here and the Bronx here.
Steve: No, the Bronx is in the north.
Mark: and aah and then you got those bedroom communities … ah what do they call them? Up north there.
Steve: Yonkers and Scarsdale and so on.
Mark: That is where I stayed.
Steve: Is it?
Mark: Yeah, and I took a train down to Grand Central. One hour. And then I would just walk around. Like I was only in Manhattan. I didn’t go to Brooklyn or the Bronx
Steve: Manhattan is great to walk around.
Mark: Yeah.

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